John T. and Jane A. Wiederhold Foundation

The John T. and Jane A. Wiederhold Foundation, an NCCF supporting organization, was created for the purpose of protecting and improving the welfare of animals of all kinds with a focus on cats and dogs, the promotion of veterinary programs, and the protection of wildlife, including endangered species, flora and fauna.

John T. and Jane A. Wiederhold Foundation trustees award grants three times per year throughout the United States. Grant rounds focus on: Animal Welfare; Habitat, Land and Environmental Protection; or Research, Veterinary Science and Scholarships. Geographic preference will be given to organizations located in Connecticut, Western Massachusetts and Eastern New York, although funding opportunities may be made available to select organizations in other geographic areas, primarily in New England

Grant applications to The John T. and Jane A. Wiederhold Foundation are by invitation. If you would like to be considered for an invitation, please complete the following form. 


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Contact your Community Foundation staff at (860) 626-1245 or


Contact your Community Foundation staff at: (860) 626-1245 to discuss your charitable giving options and goals.